Wistuba joins Purina Animal Nutrition dairy team
SHOREVIEW, Minn. - Purina Animal Nutrition announces Troy Wistuba, Ph.D., as the new director of dairy technical solutions. In this role, Wistuba will work closely with the Purina Animal Nutrition Center research and development team. He'll focus...
SHOREVIEW, Minn. – Purina Animal Nutrition announces Troy Wistuba, Ph.D., as the new director of dairy technical solutions.
In this role, Wistuba will work closely with the Purina Animal Nutrition Center research and development team. He’ll focus on identifying areas of opportunity surrounding dairy nutrition and develop new tools for dairy farmers and nutritionists to utilize on-farm.
“Wistuba will be a tremendous asset to our team, bringing with him a wealth of industry experience and knowledge,” says Dari Brown, Ph.D., senior director of livestock and lifestyle technical solutions at Purina Animal Nutrition. “His work and experiences will contribute to Purina’s goals of moving the industry forward and delivering innovative technology, products and programs for dairy producers.”
Wistuba earned his Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of Arkansas, where he focused on the impact of nutrition on immunity in livestock. He earned his master’s degree in nutrition, with an emphasis in forage preservation and utilization, and his bachelor’s degree in animal science, both from Kansas State University. Wistuba also was an animal science professor at Morehead State University. For the past five years, Wistuba has worked in technical service and research roles for dairy nutrition companies.
“Purina helps farmers better understand what it takes for dairy cattle to perform to their full potential,” says Wistuba. “In my new position, I am excited to contribute to helping producers unlock that potential in the ever-changing field of nutrition.”